Andreas Fellner


“Music is not about experiencing beauty. It is about truth. Beauty is just the bait”

- Sergiu Celibidache -


Born in 1981 in Vienna, Austria, Andreas Fellner received a broad musical education from his early childhood on. He was tutored in piano, double bass and percussion, and sang in various choirs.

Andreas Fellner received his Bachelor of Music at the Mozarteum Salzburg in the percussion class of Peter Sadlo. During his time there, he played percussion in different orchestras and developed a great interest in conducting. After subsequent conducting studies with Georg Mark in Vienna, Andreas Fellner was engaged by the Anhaltische Theater Dessau as solo repetiteur and assistant conductor. Conducting engagements followed as first Kapellmeister at the Theater Krefeld Mönchengladbach and as Music Director of the Landeskapelle Eisenach. For his work at the Theater Krefeld Mönchengladbach, Andreas Fellner received the Joachim-Fontheim-Prize.

Andreas Fellner was a conducting fellow of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra, and assisted Marc Albrecht at the Bayrische Staatsoper München and Simone Young at the Wiener Staatsoper. As a guest conductor he works on a regular basis with the Beethovenorchester Bonn, WDR-Sinfonieorchester Köln, Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Düsseldorfer Symphoniker, and the Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz.

During the Salzburg Festival of 2019 Andreas Fellner led an Opera-Camp of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra with George Enescus opera „Oedipe“. He will return to the Salzburg Festival for the Richard Strauss´ „Elektra“-Camp in the summer of 2020.
Another debut is planned for Spring 2020 at Bayerische Staatsoper München, where Andreas Fellner will conduct the first performance of Gordon Kampes childrens opera „Spring doch“.

Andreas Fellner makes his home near Düsseldorf, where he lives with his wife and daughter.


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